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23 July 2015
Crop Industry News from India India's Animal Feeds to Reach $30 Billion By 2020
INDIA - Animal feeds have been growing at a compound annual growth rate of eight per cent and will develop into a $30 billion industry by 2020....
27 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India Unseasonal Rains Destroyed 9.38 MN Hectares of Rabi Crops
INDIA - Due to hailstorm, unseasonal rains over 9.38 million hectares of rabi crops were destroyed as on April 16, 2015based on the preliminary assessment provided by the states, Indian minister...
20 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India Indian Sugar Output up 3.2 Million Tonnes
INDIA - India’s sugar production has recorded an increase of 3.2 million tonnes at 26.35 million tonnes as on April 15, 2015....
15 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India Australian Delegation Meets Mohanbhai Kundariya
INDIA - With agriculture sector in sight, Australian delegation led by Colin Barnett Premier of Western Australia meet Indian Minister of State for Agriculture, Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya...
14 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeal Exports to Iran Down to 362,091 Tonnes
INDIA - India’s oilmeal export to Iran has recorded a huge decrease at 362,091 tonnes during April 2014 to March 2015 financial year, as compared to 1.24 million tonnes exported during the...
Crop Industry News from India Usher to Modern Techniques in Agriculture, Says Indian Agri Minister
INDIA - Indian farmers need to use modern techniques for farm practices, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said at the 77th meeting of the General Council of National Cooperative...
10 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeal Exports Down by 44 Per Cent
INDIA - India has recorded a drop in oilmeal exports during April 2014 to March 2015 at 2.44 million tonnes, as compared to 4.38 million tonnes exported during the same period last year....
09 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Sugar Output up 2.8 MN Tonnes
INDIA - India’s sugar production output has recorded an increase of 2.8 million tonnes at 24.72 million tonnes during the sugar season of 2014-15 till March 2015....
02 April 2015
Crop Industry News from India India Set up Price Stabilisation Fund
INDIA - To help farmers getting correct price for its produces, Indian government’s Department of Agriculture & Cooperation has set up a the price stabilisation fund (PSF) as a central sector...
30 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India NCDEX Launches Sugar S Futures Contract
INDIA - NCDEX, leading online commodity exchange has launched small grain size sugar futures contract (Sugar S) which will provide an additional risk management tool for the Indian sugar industry....
25 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Hybrid Rice Sowing Area Exceeds 2.5 Million Hectares
INDIA - Even though government has not fix any target for hybrid rice production, India’s hybrid rice sowing acreage has exceeded 2.5 million hectares during 2014, Indian minister of state...
24 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India Maharashtra Allocates $1.16 Billion for Water Resources
INDIA - Maharashtra state has allocated $1.16 billion to water resources department during 2015-16, state water resources minister, Girish Mahajan said recently....
23 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India’s Vegoil Imports up 23 Per Cent During Nov 2014 to Feb 2015
INDIA - India’s vegetable oil imports (edible & non-edible) have recorded an increase of 23 per cent at 4.29 million tonnes during November 2014 to February 2015....
Crop Industry News from India Nearly 40,000 Hectares of Crops Damaged, Says Maharashtra Agriculture Minister
INDIA - With unseasonal rain lashing the state since February, over 40,000 hectares of rabi crop has been damaged in the state, Maharashtra state agriculture minister, Eknath Kadse said recently....
20 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India Setting up Fertiliser Plant in Iran
INDIA - In order to meet its fertiliser needs, India will be setting up fertilizer plant in Iran....
19 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India Allocates 61MN Tonnes of Food Grains to States
INDIA - During the 2014-15 fiscal year, India has allocated 61.45 million tonnes of food grains to all the states, Indian minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Ram Vilas...
Crop Industry News from India Indian Sugar Output up 2.8 Million Tonnes
INDIA - Indian sugar production has recorded an increase of 2.8 million tonnes during the current season up to March 15, 2015 at 22.18 million tonnes, Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said...
17 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India Substantial Increase in Productivity Answer to Food Security, Indian Agri Minister
INDIA - A substantial increase in productivity is the answer to achieve food security in an efficient and sustainable manner, India agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said at the India Seed...
Crop Industry News from India Assocham Lauds National Agricultural Market Initiative
INDIA - The proposed setting up of a unified national market for agri commodities in close coordination with NITI and State Governments, the Union Budget 2015-16 has set the ball rolling for...
16 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India Radha Mohan Singh Meets Polish Agri Minister
INDIA - Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh has met agriculture and rural development minister of Poland, Marek Sawicki in New Delhi recently....
Crop Industry News from India Soil Health Card to Provide Fertilizer Recommendation, Says Indian Agri Minister
INDIA - Soil Health card will not only contain details of soil fertility but will also provide fertilizer recommendation, Indian agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh said recently....
13 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India ICRISAT Organises Consultative Meet on Enhancing Exports
INDIA - Hyderabad based International agriculture body, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) will be organising two day consultative meet to develop...
12 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India, ASEAN to Work in Agri and Food Sector
INDIA - India ASEAN cooperation in agriculture and forestry sectors form an important part to ensure long-term food security in the region, Anil Wadhwa, Secretary (East), Indian ministry of external...
Crop Industry News from India Mahindra Tractors Domestic Sales Down 38 Per Cent in February
INDIA - Mahindra Tractors, the farm equipment division of Mahindra & Mahindra has recorded a drop of 38 per cent in domestic tractor sales at 10,267 units during February 2015....
11 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India South Korea’s Oilmeal Imports from India Down by 198,000 tonnes
INDIA - South Korea oilmeal imports from India has recorded a drop of 198,000 tonnes at 831,967 tonnes during April 2014 to February 2015 as compared to 1.02 million tonnes imported during the...
10 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India Indian Sugar Output up 2.4 Million Tonnes
INDIA - Sugar production in India has recorded an increase in output as on February 28, 2015 at 19.4 million tonnes from 455 sugar mills, as compared to 17.04 million tonnes produced till the...
Crop Industry News from India India’s Oilmeals Export Down by 43 Per Cent
INDIA - Export of oilmeals from India has recorded a drop of 43 per cent at 2.22 million tonnes during April 2014 to February 2015, the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEAI) said...
06 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India to Procure 30 Million tonnes of Wheat in Rabi Season
INDIA - Indian government has set a target of 30 million tonnes of wheat procurement in rabi marketing season (RMS) 2015-16, Raosaheb Patil Danve, Indian minister of state for consumer affairs,...
04 March 2015
Crop Industry News from India India to Spend $32 Million on Online Agri Platforms
INDIA - India will be investing $32 million on promotion of national agricultural market through agri-tech infrastructure fund (ATIF) to be implemented during 2014-15 to 2016-17....
Crop Industry News from India India Records Increase in Agricultural Employment
INDIA - India has recorded an increase in agriculture employment as per population census 2011, Indian minister of state for agriculture, Mohanbhai Kundaria said on March 3, 2015. ...
 
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